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January 2013

Breathing is Necessary

Category: Spiritual Life, Disciple-Making

Learning to breathe sabbath into our lives...

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Tags: sabbath

Following His Heart

Category: Missional Living, Gospel Saturation

I grew up hearing “Follow Your Heart” like it was some magic incantation that made everything you wanted possible and right. To some extent I internalized it and lived it my whole life. I would rail against things that I “didn’t want to” do as being unfair or...

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The Lord Is

Category: Prayer

Psalm 23:2-3 joins with the rest of the Pslams and the bible to express some things about who God is. He is shepherd, rest provider, soul restorer, leader, light, king, tower, rock. This poem is made up of four images or metaphors that came to mind as I meditated on who the Lord is, even in the...

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Tags: psalm, poem

Return: A Psalm

Category: Prayer

I have numbered the mornings since I’ve been away.  In the days since Eden, I have followed the cracks in the earth, eastward where the dawn is reborn.  I have traced the horizon with my fingertips. I have passed my days before the distant mirage, a glimmer of water flowing...

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Chased by a Great God who desires to be the great One

Category: Glory of God

In my history I am often known for completing a conversation with someone by starting off with, "Well, what I just do is...." I give advice shoving forward this greatness that says, "if only you could be like me." That is historically where people have frequently found my value. Yet cyclically...

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Tags: great, bless, advice